Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VIII


Tamiya 1/32 Mk.VIII Spitfire 80 Wing Morotai Island


by Andrew Doppel

 

Serial No
A58-602
A/C type
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VIII
Based at
80 Wing, RAAF Morotai Island (Circa 1945)
Scheme
Ocean Grey, Dark Green and Medium Sea Grey
History/Significance Personal mount of Wing Commander Bobby Gibbes whilst CO 80 Wing, Morotai Island. Temora Mk. VIII Spitfire currently in same scheme as tribute to Gibbes.
Kit
1/32 Tamiya completely OOB. Truelly a stunning kit to build with cowlings attached using micr magnets.
Reference
Images and information supplied by Peter Malone

 

 


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